1940 Rochester Red Wings Roster

International League (IL) - Class: AA
Team Record: 96-61
1st in the IL
Manager: Billy Southworth (0-0), Estel Crabtree (0-0), Mike Ryba (0-0), Tony Kaufmann (0-0)
Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals
Location: Rochester, New York
Ballpark: Silver Stadium
Attendance: 150,143, Avg. 1,913
1940 Rochester Red Wings Statistics

Playoffs - Baltimore Orioles 4 games, Rochester Red Wings 2

The Rochester Red Wings of the International League ended the 1940 season with a record of 96 wins and 61 losses, first in the IL. Billy Southworth, Estel Crabtree, Mike Ryba and Tony Kaufmann served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Buster AdamsRRJune 24, 19156'0"180Trinidad, CO US
Gene LillardRRNovember 12, 19135'10"178Santa Barbara, CA US
Hersh LyonsRRJuly 23, 19155'11"195Fresno, CA US
Bill McLaughlinLLOctober 19, 19166'2"185St. Mary's, PA US
Ray MuellerRRMarch 8, 19125'9"175Pittsburg, KS US
Lynn MyersRRFebruary 23, 19145'6"145Enola, PA US
William RabeR5'9"154
Henry RedmondL5'7"170
Francis RielRRNovember 1, 19145'10"175Shelburne Falls, MA US
Preacher RoeRLFebruary 26, 19166'2"170Ash Flat, AR US
Mike RybaRRJune 9, 19035'11"180DeLancey, PA US
Bob ScheffingRRAugust 11, 19136'2"180Overland, MO US
Bill SeinsothSLFebruary 5, 19186'3"225Salt Lake City, UT US
Archie TempletonLL5'11"195
Whitey KurowskiRRApril 19, 19185'11"193Reading, PA US
Jim HitchcockRRJune 28, 19115'11"175Inverness, AL US
Johnny GrodzickiRRFebruary 26, 19176'1"200Nanticoke, PA US
Floyd BealRROctober 16, 19175'10"170Cherryville, NC US
Augie BergamoLLFebruary 14, 19175'9"165Detroit, MI US
Jack BerlyRRMay 24, 19035'11"190Natchitoches, LA US
Linc BlakelyRRFebruary 12, 19126'0"180Oakland, CA US
Charles BrumbeloeRRApril 24, 19145'10"190Augusta, GA US
Walter CazenRRSeptember 29, 19115'11"195
Dain ClayRRJuly 10, 19195'10"160Hicksville, OH US
Estel CrabtreeLRAugust 19, 19036'0"168Crabtree, OH US
Creepy CrespiRRFebruary 16, 19185'8"175St. Louis, MO US
Harry DavisLLMarch 7, 19085'10"160Shreveport, LA US
Hal EppsLLMarch 26, 19146'0"175Athens, GA US
George FallonRRJuly 8, 19145'9"155Jersey City, NJ US
Hank GornickiRRJanuary 14, 19116'1"145Niagara Falls, NY US
Harry WalkerLRSeptember 22, 19186'2"175Pascagoula, MS US

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.




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